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Contact Diego: diegokusnirpsyd at gmail.com
Diego Kusnir is a licensed clinical psychologist, performance artist, and writer in San Francisco. He began performing spoken word in 2008 about his experiences being partially blind. He performs stories and comedy and provides trainings on disability across the country. He researches the use of art and personal narrative about disability to reduce stigma toward people with disabilities. He is completing a collection of autobiographical short stories about being partially blind. He has a private psychotherapy practice in San Francisco, where he works with teens, adults, and couples, often working with issues of gender, race, disability, and marginalization.
The Mighty, October 2017: How SSI Can Help People With Disabilities Become Employed
Psyched in San Francisco, March 2017: When We Mock Trump’s Hands, What do People with Disabilities Hear?
The Huffington Post, April 2016: Shaking Off the Underdog Mentality: Blindness, the Warriors, and Redemption
Diego is available as a source and as a writer interested in personal essays and opinion editorial
Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent)